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Facsimile of painting on left wall, Tomba dei Leopardi

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Original in the Tomba dei Leopardi (Tarquinia, c. 480/470 B.C.).Man moving to right with lyre; following him, a man playing double flute; following this figure, man holding object in left hand in front of him; two similar figures follow; then a much damaged figure seemingly facing front....

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, January 4, 1898, for $ 841.59 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.2-98.9)

Credit Line

General Funds

Italic, Etruscan, 1898

Place of Manufacture

Tarquinia, Lazio, Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 332.3 x 133.5 cm (130 13/16 x 52 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.9

Medium or Technique

Tempera on canvas

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Reproductions